Salmon Confidential

  • November 16, 2015

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Environment & Ecology

Tracking the future of British Columbia’s endangered wild salmon through courtrooms, remote rivers, grocery stores and sushi restaurants.

Salmon Confidential is a new film on the government cover-up of what is killing BC’s wild salmon.

When biologist Alexandra Morton discovers BC’s wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by government to suppress the findings.

Tracking viruses, Morton moves from courtrooms, into British Columbia’s most remote rivers, Vancouver grocery stores and sushi restaurants. The film documents Morton’s journey as she attempts to overcome government and industry roadblocks thrown in her path and works to bring critical information to the public in time to save BC’s wild salmon.

The film provides surprising insight into the inner workings of government agencies, as well as rare footage of the bureaucrats tasked with managing our fish and the safety of our food supply.

Twyla Roscovich

Twyla Roscovich is an independent documentary filmmaker and underwater cinematographer who grew up on the waters of British Columbia and has been making films on the coast since 1996. She has worked as a director and cinematographer for the BBC Natural History Unit, A&E, and Discovery Channel.

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